Ishtika, Iṣṭikā: 6 definitions


Ishtika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Iṣṭikā can be transliterated into English as Istika or Ishtika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

iṣṭikā (इष्टिका).—f S A brick.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Iṣṭikā (इष्टिका).—A brick &c.; see इष्टका (iṣṭakā).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Iṣṭikā (इष्टिका).—(= iṣṭī, istrikā, istrī, iṣṭiyā, all semi-MIndic forms of strī; for i- see § 3.113; compare Pali itthikā, AMg. itthiyā, etc.; no MIndic *iṭṭhī or *iṭṭhikā, with domal stops, seems recorded), woman: LV 43.5 (verse) puruṣa- iṣṭika- (m.c. for °kā-) dārakāś ca; 79.20 (verse) iṣṭikān (acc. [Page116-a+ 18] pl.) evam āha; Mv i.244.5 (prose) iṣṭikāye (gen. sg.), v.l. for text istrikāye; ii.384.22 (verse) iṣṭikāsu (no v.l.).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Iṣṭikā (इष्टिका).—f.

(-kā) A brick. E. More usually iṣṭakā.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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